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27/10/2017

Tips for Flying your Drone in Winter

With Winter quickly approaching, Heliguy Insider have been looking into tips for flying your drone in the colder months. Here in the UK, you might not think there’s much you need to do differently, but with cold temperatures and a greater chance of rain and snow, you need to make sure you’re taking care of your drone and flying appropriately. Colder temperatures can affect the aircraft and its batteries, significantly reducing flight time if you’re not careful. Keep reading for our tips on flying in the winter months to help... Read More

25/10/2017
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Drone Battery Maintenance

Like almost every kind of accessory in the drone industry, drone batteries have seen some huge advancement over the past few years. They went from being unpredictable, hard to read batteries designed to give maximum power, to Intelligent Flight Batteries capable of giving you updates on their status and warning messages during flight whilst maintaining the maximum output for your drone. But even with these developments, you still need to be careful and make sure you look after your drone batteries in order to maximise their functionality, lifecycle and generally... Read More

04/10/2017
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Benefits of RTK

The introduction of RTK as part of enterprise solutions and applications has been huge within the drone industry over the last couple of years. RTK is available in more enterprise-level drones a both built-in or as an addition. But what is RTK and what are the benefits it can give pilots? Heliguy Insider have been looking at the answers to these questions and many more. Keep reading for more details on RTK and how it could benefit your industry. What is RTK RTK stands for Real-Time Kinematic. It is a... Read More

29/09/2017
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Top Five Spark Accessories

  To coincide with the new Spark marketing campaign from DJI, the Heliguy team have been looking at the best accessories currently available for the Spark. The Spark is the ideal quadcopter for the consumer market. Despite its small size, it is powerful and packed full of DJI’s Intelligent Flight Modes. Gesture controls are available to give pilots the ability to fly the Spark simply with their hands. The accessories available for the Spark can improve the user experience by furthering the control over the aircraft, improving its safety and... Read More

28/09/2017
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Drone Safety

Operating a drone safely is the most important factor for all drone pilots. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a commercial drone operator or a hobbyist, keeping health and safety at the forefront of your mind is a definite must. You need to keep yourself and everyone safe when flying. We have recently looked into drone safety by investigating causes for drone crashes and flyaways and we’re continuing the theme of safety by looking at drone risk assessments. In this post, we are looking at risk assessments with a focus on... Read More

22/09/2017
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A Guide to Drone Photography

So, you’ve just bought your very first drone. You’ve flown it around. Gone fast, slow, up, down and generally mastered the controls. So, what now? You can keep flying around which is going to be fun, but you still have more options available to you. Learning about the camera and its settings will help you take your drone experience to the next level. We’ve used the wide experience of our team, which includes a number of photographers and videographers, to create the Heliguy guide to drone photography settings for beginners.... Read More

15/09/2017
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In Depth Look at the M210 Series

Over the past couple of weeks, the Heliguy team have had the opportunity to test the brand-new enterprise drone from DJI, the Matrice 210. The M210 is part of the M200 series of drones released by DJI. We have tested the flight of the aircraft in different weather conditions, the various gimbal mounts, along with the compatible cameras. So far, we’re very impressed with the capabilities of the aircraft and how it can be used. The M210 builds on the features of the DJI Inspire 2, making it a more... Read More

12/09/2017
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Benefits of Drone Rental

Heliguy have released their new drone rental service to give customers with their permissions to fly drones commercially, the opportunity to rent drones and equipment for their work. Heliguy’s drones can be rented by anyone who holds a PfCO. Our customers range from photographers and videographers who need a different type of equipment to get specific images and videos for their clients, to industrial workers who only need a drone for a short period of time, to public sectors who don’t want the expense of outright buying a drone. With... Read More

08/09/2017

Heliguy Recommendations to Avoid Drone Crashes

Following our recent post about drone flyaways, Heliguy are continuing to look at how to help you fly your drone as safely as possible. In this post, we will explore the most common reasons for drone crashes that could have been avoided by the pilot. As you may expect, there is some crossover between crashes and flyaways and why they can occur so we will be focussing on different causes to those in out flyaways post. These tips have come from Heliguy’s Technical Team, Sales Team and Training Team and... Read More

10/08/2017
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Heliguy Pre-Flight Checklist

A pre-flight checklist is important for all drone pilots to complete before beginning every flight. A checklist will help ensure you bring all of your equipment to your flight, fully charged and ready to go, as well as avoid issues that could lead to a drone crash that could have easily been prevented. Heliguy have worked with their Training Team to develop a downloadable copy of the Heliguy Pre-Flight Checklist, to help you be prepared for each flight and keep you and your aircraft safe. Our Training Team have a wealth of... Read More